ART: Inside Out by Manon Williams

Manon Williams, originally from West Wales is an 18 year old radio presenter, journalist, and photographer. Heavily influenced by the works of Edgar Allan Poe, Tim Burton, Man Ray, Giulio Turcat and particularly the music genre Shoegaze, which often incorporates dark distorted noises. She has succeeded in translating these inspirations into her latest installation. A triptych of darkroom [...]

POETRY: Yugo in toad form by Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones is a writer. You can see more of his poetry in Issue 1 of Lumin Journal. The weight of the sky being flat around the middle, pulled in on itself, a gamble against clouds discoloured sounds circled by silvered  flocks  miming the effect of flight an equation figured out in the silhouette of a [...]

POETRY: The Ancestors & Lovers by Laszlo Aranyi (Frater Azmon)

Laszlo Aranyi (Frater Azmon) poet, anarchist, occultist from Hungary. Earlier books: (szellem)válaszok – ghost answers (1990), A Nap és Holderők egyensúlya - Balance between the forces of the Sun and the Moon (2011), Kiterített rókabőr - Fox's skin, vomit (2017). Known spiritualist medium, explores the relationship between magic and art. The Ancestors (Translated by Johanna [...]

ART: Sirens by Seren Sanclêr

Seren Sanclêr* is a Fictive Digi Artist. Her work explores the construction of contemporary storytelling, simultaneously mirroring and dismantling a post truth world. Sanclêr was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales in 1976 and raised by artist parents who dropped out in the sixties and relocated to the island of Ibiza during the late seventies. Her alternative [...]

PROSE: At the Lake by Ronnie Angel Pope

Writer and Artist, Ronnie Angel Pope, is currently based in Cardiff. Her work considers themes of pilgrimage and the 'honoring' of place, whist crafting narrative surrounding the inanimate world and its interaction with the human sphere. This exploration of a co-dependent relationship between the 'human' and 'the other' is done so with emphasis on the narrative voice [...]

ART: Lovable Sun Dreams

Loveable Sun Dreams mashes up reality to create surrealistic pillows of electronic canvas, for the heads of weary eyes to lie upon. Within the spare time of the artist, a dice will roll inside the mind and something random will be generated. Ambitions of the creations are to release dopamine in the dope mind. If [...]

POETRY: Straw Man and Co.

Abeer Ameer lives in Cardiff, is originally from Iraq, was made in England like the blue Cortina. She writes poetry and her work has appeared in Writing Our Lives anthology, Roath Writers anthology, The Cardiff Review online, Mslexia Little Ms, and I Am Not A Silent Poet blog. I found Straw Man sitting with his friends [...]

POETRY: Walking into View and Black Dog Days by Alyson Hallett

I met [Lumin editor] Beau at a meditation at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. I was there with my fifth migrating stone - which is part of a project called The Migration Habits of Stones where I take stones around the world with a line of poetry carved into them.  I've written a few books too. My [...]

FILM: Jake Griffiths – Embryo

Jake Griffiths is a musician, writer and visual artist from Barry. He has been posting his work online since 2010. This piece is a visualisation of the experience of an animalistic alien in a womb. It was created by layering footage that was collected between 2009-2017

ART: Gregory Rourke

The artist Gregory Rourke is based in Los Angeles, California. His work is heavily inspired by Rock and Roll, Symbolism, ancient mysticism, and the abstract expressionist movement. Inner alchemy and outer transcendence are fluid themes found throughout the work to find the liminal space between light and darkness. His art is a journey into the mysterious [...]